British Travellers are choosing winter destinations by what’s trending on the social media site Twitter, and two of the top 10 travel destinations found by travel comparison site, TravelSupermarket, are in Morocco – Agadir and Tangier.
This is the first time that they have published the top ten “on trend on Twitter” hottest holiday destinations for winter. Abu Dhabi inand Sri Lanka’s Colombo take 3rd and 4th place.
Flight route from UK to Agadir has seen search increase of 226%.
Bob Atkinson, travel expert from TravelSupermarket, said: “Social media is changing the world all the time. We’ve identified the top ten up and coming winter sun destinations for people who want to try something new this season.
Our findings highlight that it’s not so much the destination you visit but the experience it can offer and how people can make the most of it.”
The travel comparison site reviewed site data for uplifts in bookings and web searches, then compared the results against social mentions on Twitter.
The Top 10 hottest holiday destinations for winter escapes:
1. Agadir, Morocco
2. Tangier, Morocco
3. Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
4. Colombo, Sri Lanka
5. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
6. Costa Rica, Central America
7. Miami, U.S.A.
8. Seychelles, Indian Ocean
9. Antigua, Caribbean
10. The Bahamas